Our correspondent describes a tour led by Kremlin press attaché Sasha Mechevsky through Russian-controlled villages and the South Ossetian capital of Tskhinvali.
Readers write about the Russo-Georgian conflict.
Despite tensions over missile deals and NATO expansion, the West's ties with Russia are far more nuanced than in Soviet days.
He's emphasized personal relationships with leaders such as Putin and Musharraf.
As Russian troops prepare to withdraw from Georgian bases and cities they invaded last week, a look at the two contradictory stories of what happened and why.
Seizing on the conflict in Georgia, East European countries are pushing for strong measures against an aggressive Moscow they say they know all too well.
Oil-pipeline routes, market leverage make struggle a 'battle for energy.'
The US bid to promote a fourth round of sanctions may get lost amid sharp dispute over Russian military action in Georgia.